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us than the whites in their immediate neighborhood, preserved an immutable friendship with Massachusetts. See Mayhew's Indian Converts, and, at the end of it, T. Prince's Account of English ministers, &c. &c. Compare Neal's N. E.; Mather, b. VI. c. VI.; Gookin's Praying Indians, Ms. Thus churches were gathered among the heathen; villages of praying Indians established; at Cambridge an Indian actually became a bachelor of arts. 16 Yet Christianity hardly spread beyond the Indians on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket, and the seven feeble villages round Boston. The Narragansetts, a powerful tribe, counting at least a thousand warriors, Gookin says a thousand; others more hemmed in between Connecticut and Plymouth, restless and jealous, retained their old belief; and Philip of Pokanoket, at the head of seven hundred warriors, professed with pride the faith of his fathers. But Philip of Pokanoket, and the tribes that owned Chap. XII.} 1675 his influence, were now
vigators had visited. The Unrest sailed beyond Cape Cod, and while John Smith was making maps of the bays and coasts of Maine and Massachusetts, Adriaen Block traced the shore as far at least as Nahant. Then leaving the American-built yacht at Cape Cod, to be used by Cornelis Hendricksen in the fur-trade, Block sailed in Christiaensen's ship for Holland. The States General, in an Assembly where Olden Barneveldt was present, readily granted to the united Chap. XV.} 1614. company of merchan to protect the eastern boundary of New Netherland. Of what avail were protests against actual settlers? Stuy- 1647. vesant was instructed to preserve the House of Good Hope at Hartford; but while he was claiming the 1649, 1650. country from Cape Cod to Cape Henlopen, there was danger that the New England men would stretch their Chap XV.} settlements to the North River, intercept the navigation from Fort Orange, and monopolize the fur-trade. Albany Records, VII. 3; IV. 32. The commercia